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Low pressure will continue to move away, allowing an area of high pressure to move eastwards close to southern England, bringing much quieter conditions to all areas. A new area of low pressure will move northeastwards to the northwest of Ireland later Thursday and during Friday.

* Wind or gale warning issued

  1. From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney * warning

    From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 or 6, backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in Moray Firth, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest backing southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight in east, moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4, then backing south later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4, backing southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4, becoming variable, then south later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4, backing southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, becoming variable, mainly south later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4, backing southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, becoming variable, mainly southeast later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 3 or 4, backing easterly 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4, becoming variable, mainly southeasterly later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable mainly southeasterly 3 or 4, backing northeasterly 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, becoming variable, then mainly southeast later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly southeast 3 or 4, backing east 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  8. Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

    Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing south, then southeast later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Rough becoming moderate in west, otherwise moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly south or southeast, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in west, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  9. Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

    Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest, then south later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly south or southeast, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  10. St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

    St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

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    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      West backing south or southwest, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate, then slight later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing south 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly south 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in west.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, backing south or southwest, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, backing south or southeast later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southerly later, 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time in north and northeast.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight in east.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight in east, slight or moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  14. The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

    The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

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    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then southerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in far north.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable, mainly south or southeast later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest backing west 5 or 6, backing south or southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in far south.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest backing southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides * warning

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest backing west 5 or 6, backing south or southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest backing southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest backing west 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

    For coastal areas up to 60 nautical miles from Lerwick, Shetland

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil.

    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest backing west 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly 3 to 4, perhaps 5 mid-channel at first, decreasing 1 to 3 by noon and veering northwest to north in the south, becoming variable in the evening, then easterly 1 to 3 by dawn, occasionally 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair or fine.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

    • Wind

      East to northeast 1 to 3, occasionally 4, becoming variable by Friday dawn.
    • Sea State

      Slight with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Risk of thundery showers on Friday.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun

Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 04:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

  • Wind

    Northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable, mainly south or southeast later, 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers at first.
  • Visibility

    Good.

05:00 UTC Thu 4th Jun – 04:59 UTC Fri 5th Jun

  • Wind

    South or southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Fair then occasional rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 3rd Jun